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Byte magazine was a microcomputer magazine, influential in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s because of its wide-ranging editorial coverage. Whereas many magazines from the mid-1980s had been dedicated to the MS-DOS (PC) platform or the Mac, mostly from a business or home user's perspective, Byte covered developments in the entire field of "small computers and software", and sometimes other computing fields such as supercomputers and high-reliability computing. Coverage was in-depth with m...



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Foreground p.17 A CATALOG OF LIBERATING HOME COMPUTER CONCEPTS [theme Speculations] [author Lau] p.34 THE APPLE-II [theme System Description] [author Wozniak] p.56 INTERFACING WITH AN ANALOG WORLD-Part 1 [theme Peripherals] [author Carr] p.62 WHAT'S IN A FLOATING POINT PACKAGE? [theme Software] [author Linker] p.98 A GUIDE TO BAUDOT MACHINES: Part 2 [theme Interfaces] [author McNatt] p.132 ALL THIS JUST TO PRINT A QUOTATION MARK? [theme Software] [author Chapman] p.136 8080 PROGRAMMING NOTES...
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Byte Magazine Volume 12 Issue 04: Instruction Set Strategies
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Features p.36 Logo for Personal Computers [author Harold Nelson] A preview of the first small-computer versions of this exciting language. p.46 Build a Low-Cost Speech-Synthesizer Interface [author Steve Garcia] The Digitalker integrated circuits from National Semiconductor can easily give your computer a limited spoken vocabulary. p.72 Mathematical Modeling: A BASIC Program to Simulate Real-World Systems [author Randall E Hicks] A Compucolor II BASIC program effectively simulates a physical...
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Features p.14 introducing the Smalltalk-80 System [author Adele Goldberg] A readers' guide to the Smalltalk articles in this issue. p.36 The Smalltalk-80 System [author the Xerox Learning Research Group] How message-sending objects are used in the Smalltalk-80 system. p.50 Build a Z8-Based Control Computer with BASIC, Part 2 [author Steve Ciarcia] Steve continues his description of the Z8-BASIC Microcomputer and suggests two applications. p.74 Object-Oriented Software Systems [author David...
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Foreground p.10 MEMORY MAPPED IO [theme Hardware] [author Ciarcia] p.50 USING INTERRUPTS FOR REAL TIME CLOCKS [theme Real Time Techniques] [author M F Smith] p.68 DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS? [theme Peripherals] [author Grappel] p.72 ADDING AN INTERRUPT DRIVEN REAL TIME CLOCK [theme Real Time Systems] [author Sneed] p.76 FLOATING POINT ARITHMETIC [theme Software] [author Hashizume] p.80 BUILDING A COMPUTER FROM SCRATCH [theme Hardware] [author Jones] p.94 A 6502 PERSONAL SYSTEM DESIGN :...
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Foreground p.28 COMPUTERIZE A HOME [author Steve Ciarcia] Controlling appliances in your home is one of the many chores that may be delegated to a personal computer. One product that is readily available is the Sears Home Control System used in this months Garcia's Circuit Cellar. p.56 A COMPUTER-CONTROLLED LIGHT DIMMER, PART 1: DESIGN [author John H Gibson] You can use your computer in conjunction with programmable timers to easily control a light dimmer. Since programmable timers simplify...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Features p.57 High-Resolution Sprite-Oriented Color Graphics [author Steve Ciarcia] You don't need Logo to use sprites for animation with the illusion of depth. p.88 A Beginner's Guide to Logo [author Harold Abelson] Although Logo is used as a language for introducing computers to children, it is not just for kids. p.116 Logo in the Schools [author Daniel Watt] Putting computers in the classroom has led to some unexpected results. p.138 Designing...
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Foreground p.22 A BUILD-IT-YOURSELF MODEM FOR UNDER $50 [author Steve Ciarcia] This originate-only modem will allow you to get started in intercomputer communication with minimal expense. p.58 THE HARD-DISK EXPLOSION: HIGH-POWERED MASS STORAGE FOR YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER [author Tom Manuel] Thanks to new hard-disk technology, personal computer users can add millions of bytes of mass storage to their systems at a reasonable cost. p.100 WHAT IS FORTH? A TUTORIAL INTRODUCTION [author John S James]...
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Byte Magazine Volume 20 Issue 09: 20 Years
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A rescan for this item is available here . Features p.30 The Compaq Computer [author Mark Dahmke] The latest IBM-compatible microcomputer, this portable machine can run all IBM system software, and it costs less than the Personal Computer. p.40 Microcomputing, British Style [author Gregg Williams] Our Senior Editor braved the crowds and the clamor of the fifth Personal Computer World Show to bring us this firsthand account. p.54 Build the Circuit Cellar MPX-16 Computer System, Part 3 [author...
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Byte Magazine Volume 15 Issue 13: State of the Art Advanced Graphics
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Foreground p.24 MULTIMACHINE GAMES [author Ken Wasserman and Tim Stryker] The most exciting computer games are those with two machines and two or more players. p.44 COMPUTERIZED TESTING [author Steve Ciarcia] A computer is useful for automating any process-even hardware testing. p.96 GRAPHIC COLOR SLIDES, PART 2 [author Alan W Grogono] This month we demonstrate the use of subroutines to generate equation plots, histograms, regression and monthly analysis graphs. p.120 MICROGRAPH, PART 2:...
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Cover Story p.30 The Apple Macintosh Computer [author Gregg Williams] The firm that brought forth the Lisa now offers mouse-window-desktop technology in an under-$2500 system. p.58 An Interview: The Macintosh Design Team [author Phil Lemmons] The "wizards" behind the Macintosh discuss the design goals and philosophy that influenced the development of Apple's new computer. Columns p.88 Build the Circuit Cellar Term-Mite ST Smart Terminal, Part 2: Programming and Use [author Steve...
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Themes p.46 The C Language [author Bruce Roberts] Designed to make programs portable, fast, and compact. C is the language of choice for many programmers. This month's theme articles survey the reasons why. p.48 The C Language and Models for Systems Programming [author Stephen C. Johnson and Brian W. Kernighan] A happy medium between low- and high-level languages, C provides a model for efficient programming. p.64 A C Language Primer, Part 1: Constructs and Conventions [author James Joyce] A...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Columns p.32 Build a Scrolling Alphanumeric LED Display [author Steve Ciarcia] Individual character arrays can be linked together to show lengthy messages. p.57 User's Column: The Most Fabulous Object In the Entire World [author Jerry Pournelle] Ain't love grand, Diser, and lots more from Chaos Manor. p.82 BYTE West Coast: Stylish Output [author Ezra Shapiro] Graphics terminals and a quiet inkjet printer are discussed. Themes p.93 The World of Micros...
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Features p.42 Build the Circuit Cellar MPX-16 Computer System, Part 2 [author Steve Ciarcia] A continued description of an 8088-based system that shares its principles of operation with the IBM Personal Computer. p.83 Game Plan 1982 A section devoted entirely to games and gaming begins here. p.84 The Coinless Arcade - Rediscovered [author Pamela Clark and Gregg Williams] With so many games available for microcomputers and cartridge systems, you can play forever. p.92 The Vectrex Arcade System...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Foreground p.50 ANYONE KNOW THE REAL TIME? [author Steve Ciarcia] Simple methods of telling time p.66 MODEL OF THE BRAIN, Part 3: Comparison of Brain and Model [author James Albus] Does CM AC accurately represent human brain function? p.94 NATURE OF ROBOTS, Part 3: A Closer Look at Human Behavior [author William T Powers] Simulating a 3-muscle system p.132 THE DESIGN OF AN M6800 LISP INTERPRETER [author S Tucker Taft] The theory behind one...
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Features p.27 A Look at NCC'81 [author Steven K Roberts] A photo essay on the National Computer Conference held last May in Chicago. p.38 Build an Unlimited-Vocabulary Speech Synthesizer [author Steve Ciarcia] An easy-to-use speech synthesizer can be designed using the Vorrax SC-01 Speech Synthesizer Chip. p.58 the Xerox Alto Computer [author Thomas A Wadlow] Some attributes of this research tool will be used in the next generation of personal computers. p.72 Tree Searching, Part 1: Basic...
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Features p.30 The Third NCGA and the Future of Computer Graphics [author Alexander Pournelle] An overview of the state of the art in computer graphics as gleaned from a day at the fair. p.48 Tronic Imagery [author Peter Sørensen] A behind-the-scenes look at the development of the computer-generated graphics in Disney Studio's film Tron. p.78 Build the Circuit Cellar MPX-16 Computer System, Part 1 [author Steve Ciarcia] Any peripheral device designed to be installed in the IBM Personal Computer...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Columns p.28 Build a Third-Generation Phonetic Speech Synthesizer [author Steve Ciarcia] The latest development in phonetic speech synthesis is the Silicon Systems SSI263 chip. p.47 User's Column: New Machines, Networks, and Sundry Software [author Jerry Pournelle] Chaos Manor is inundated with new computers. p.81 BYTE West Coast: A First Look at Dayflo [author Ezra Shapiro] A free-form database gets you closer to your ideas. Themes p.93 Feigning...
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Features p.26 The Atari Tutorial, Part 5: Scrolling [author Chris Crawford] Coarse and fine scrolling, both horizontally and vertically, let the display screen become a window for viewing large amounts of data. p.36 A Closer Look at the IBM Personal Computer [author Gregg Williams] The Personal Computer is a versatile microcomputer that can be used in almost any application. p.72 Analog Interfacing In the Real World by [author Steve Ciarcia] Learn how to design and build economical analog...
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Cover Story p.36 Product Preview: The HP 150 [author Phil Lemmons and Barbara Robertson] "Magic" is the code name for Hewlett-Packard's latest personal computer project-and it fits. In this preview, we take a look at the hardware and software that make the machine so special. p.51 An Interview: The HP 150's Design-team Leaders [author Phil Lemmons and Barbara Robertson] Jim Sutton and John Lee talk about the development of the HP 150. Columns p.61 Build the Micro D-Cam Solid-State...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Features p.36 Extended Color BASIC for the TRS-80 Color Computer [author Stan Miastkowski] Fast, easy. and inexpensive graphics are finally available for personal computers with this new system from Radio Shack. p.46 The Commodore VIC 20 Microcomputer: A Low Cost High Performance Consumer Computer [author Gregg Williams] The VIC 20 has color, Sound, graphics, and expandability, and sells for $299.9S. p.66 DC Motor Controls: Build a Motorized Platform...
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Features p.20 Structured Programming and Structured Flowcharts [author Gregg Williams] A technique that makes programs easier to write, understand, fix, and change. p.36 Build the Disk-80: Memory Expansion and Floppy-Disk Control [author Steve Ciarcia] Steve discusses how to use dynamic memory and floppy-disk-controller integrated circuits and presents a design that incorporates them. p.54 Three-Dimensional Computer Graphics, Part 1 [author Franklin C Crow] Ways to display solid objects with...
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Byte Magazine Volume 15 Issue 09: 15th Anniversary Summit
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Foreground p.26 BUILD THIS MATHEMATICAL FUNCTION UNIT-Part 1 [theme Hardware] [author Guthrie] p.36 RANDOMIZE YOUR PROGRAMMING [theme Software] [author Grappel] p.40 A BASIC STAR TREK TRAINER [theme Software] [author Herd] p.50 HOW TO DO A NUMBER OF CONVERSIONS [theme Software] [author Brown] p.62 THE CIRCUIT FOR Z-80s [theme Hardware] [author Suding] p.104 A FLAMELESS IC RECYCLING TRICK [theme Techniques] [author Bondy-Droms] p.108 AMSAT 8080 STANDARD DEBUG MONITOR: AMS80 VERSION 2 [theme...
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Features p.18 An Introduction to Atari Graphics [author Chris Crawford and Lane Winner] Learning to use the Atari display list can help to unleash the full power of Atari's custom LSI video integrated Circuits. p.34 The Panasonic and Quasar Hand-Held Computers: Beginning a New Generation of Consumer Computers [author Gregg Williams and Rick Meyer] This full-function computer fits in your hand and weighs 14 ounces. p.48 Electromagnetic Interference [author Steve Ciarcia] Interfering electrical...
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Foreground p.17 EASE INTO 16-BIT COMPUTING: GET 16-BIT PERFORMANCE FROM AN 8-BIT COMPUTER [author Steve Ciarcia] Steve tells you how the Intel 8088 is well-suited for building a minimum-configuration 16-bit computer. p.34 ELECTRON BEHAVIOR IN A CHEMICAL BOND [author Michael Liebl] Learn how to use a computer to explore the inner processes of a molecule by finding solutions to the Schrödinger wave equation. p.74 SOLVING PROBLEMS INVOLVING VARIABLE TERRAIN, PART 2: SPECIAL CASES, INCLUDING...
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Features p.26 The IBM Personal Computer first Impressions [author Phil Lemmons] The computer glare embraces software compatibility and support for independent peripheral manufacturers. p.36 Build an Intelligent EPROM Programmer [author Steve Clarda] With a Z8-BASIC Microcomputer, you can easily put together a versatile programmer for 2716 EPROMs. p.50 Ultra-Low-Cost Network for Personal Computers [author Ken Clements and Dave Daugherty] The age of communication for personal cornputers has...
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Foreground p.20 RECYCLING USED ICs [theme Hardware] [author Mikkelsen] p.62 DECIPHERING MYSTERY KEYBOARDS [theme Hardware] [author Heltners] p.72 LIFE Line [theme Applications] [author Heltners] Background p.10 WHICH MICROPROCESSOR FOR YOU ? [theme Hardware] [author Chamberlin] p.16 RGS 008A MICROCOMPUTER KIT [theme Review] [author Hogenson] p.22 SERIAL INTERFACE [theme Hardware] [author Lancaster] p.44 WRYTE for BYTE [theme For Profit] [author Ryland] p.50 WRITE YOUR OWN ASSEMBLER [theme...
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Foreground p.20 BIORHYTHM FOR COMPUTERS [theme Application] [author Fox-Fox] p.28 HOW TO BUILD A MEMORY WITH ONE LAYER PRINTED CIRCUITS [theme Hardware] [author Lancaster] p.34 AARGH! (or, HOW TO AUTOMATE PROM BURNING WITHOUT EML) [theme Hardware] [author P Helmers] p.42 CONTROLLING EXTERNAL DEVICES WITH HOBBYIST COMPUTERS [theme Hardware] [author Bosen] p.46 INTERFACE AN ASCII KEYBOARD TO A 60 mA TTY LOOP [theme Hardware] [author Cotton] p.56 DESIGN AN ON LINE DEBUGGER [theme Software] [author...
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Byte Magazine Volume 14 Issue 05: Unix CAD and Technology Breakthroughs
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A rescan for this item is available here . Foreground p.14 FAST FOURIER TRANSFORMS ON YOUR HOME COMPUTER [theme Software] [author Stanley-Peterson] p.26 DESIGNING A UNIVERSAL TURING MACHINE: A Software Approach [theme Software] [author Munnecke] p.32 BUILD AN OCTAL/HEXADECIMAL OUTPUT DISPLAY [theme Hardware] [author Ciarcia] p.94 INTERFACE YOUR COMPUTER TO A PRINTING CALCULATOR [theme Hardware] [author Astmann] p.100 ZAPPER: A Computer Driven EROM Programmer [theme Hardware] [author Gable]...
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Features p.20 Recurrence In Numerical Analysis [author James J Davidson] Recurrence can be used to simplify the calculation of Bessel functions. p.36 Build a Low-Cost Logic Analyzer [author Steve Ciarcia] Turn your computer into a powerful diagnostic tool. p.64 A-L BYTE Guide to The National Computer Conference and Chicago Up-to-date information on the conference, the city, and much more. p.66 Digital Minicassette Controller [author James Kahn] Use an intelligent peripheral controller to...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Features p.33 The Lisa Computer System [author Gregg Williams] State-of-the-art hardware and software are combined in this new machine that literally anyone can use. p.54 Build a Handheld LCD Terminal [author Steve Ciarcia] A single-line display is quite adequate for many troubleshooting and monitoring applications. p.68 Apple's Enhanced Computer: The Apple IIe [author Robin Moore] For about the same price as the II, the IIe gives you a variety of...
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Byte Magazine Volume 16 Issue 01: 1990 BYTE Award of Excellence
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Foreground p.48 A $19 MUSIC INTERFACE [theme Music Systems] [author Struve] p.76 ON A TEST EQUIPMENT DIET? TRY AN 8 CHANNEL DVM COCKTAIL! [theme Test Equipment] [author Ciarcia] p.130 USING THE POLYMORPHICS VIDEO INTERFACE [theme Hardware] [author Wenzlaff] p.164 SAVE SOFTWARE: USE A UART FOR SERIAL IO [theme Interfacing] [author McGahee] Background p.12 THE COMPUTERS OF STAR TREK [theme Speculation] [author Schmucker-Tarr] p.24 A FLOPPY DISK TUTORIAL [theme Floppy Disks] [author Rampil] p.91...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Themes p.52 16-Bit Designs [author Phil Lemmons] Powerful 16-bit microprocessors coupled with greater memory capacity and, advanced memory-management techniques promise to elevate the micro to new levels of power and speed. And the winners are the users. In our theme articles you'll read about what's new in the 16-bit arena. p.54 Sunrise Systems [author Bruce Roberts] This Texas-based startup company produces portable 8- and 16-bit microcomputer...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Foreground p.22 TRACING YOUR OWN ROOTS [author Stan W Merrill] Genealogical research with a microcomputer p.48 POWER HELPS ANALYZE ELECTRIC BILLS [author Karen S Wolfe] Determine power usage from appliance ratings p.58 SELF-REFRESHING LED GRAPHICS DISPLAY [author Steve Ciarcia] Add a digital display to your computer system p.124 INTERFACING THE S-100 BUS WITH THE INTEL 8255 [author David L Condra] Design advice for the person starting out in hardware...
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BYTE Vol 10-08 1985-08 The Amiga
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Features p.29 Beyond the Peaks of Visicalc [author Jack Bishop] Three new software packages help fiscal planners study large, complex financial models. p.40 Build the Microvox Text-to-Speech Synthesizer, Part 2 : Software [author Steve Ciarcia] Rules for conversion of plain English text to phonemes govern the operation of this SC-01A-based device. p.68 What Makes Business Programming Hard? [author James L. Woodward] A banker/programmer describes some of the pitfalls in writing software that...
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Foreground p.26 BUILD A LOW-COST, REMOTE DATA-ENTRY TERMINAL [author Steve Ciarcia] This terminal increases the flexibility of computer home-control systems. p.46 AN 8088 PROCESSOR FOR THE S-100 BUS, Part 1 [author Tom Cantrell] Part 1 covers the basic design considerations of an S-100 processor board based on Intel's 8088 microprocessor. p.86 PENNY PINCHER'S JOYSTICK INTERFACE [author Steven Wexler] For about $6 and one night's work, you can add this interface to your system. p.116 APL...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Columns p.37 Build the Circuit Cellar Term-Mite ST Smart Terminal. Part 1: Hardware [author Steve Ciarcia] Thanks to advancing technology, you can construct an intelligent video terminal with just 21 integrated circuits. p.53 BYTE West Coast: Beyond the Word Processor [author Phil Lemmons] Tomorrow's text editors may facilitate text composition from the earliest conceptual stages to the analysis of finished documents. p.61 User's Column: Too Many...
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Byte Magazine Volume 12 Issue 13: Accelorator Boards and Workstations
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Table of Contents OPINION The Shadow, Buck Rogers, and the Home Computer - Gardner The State of the Art — Helmers Could a Computer Take Over — Rush THEORY AND TECHNOLOGY A Systems Approach to a Personal Microprocessor — Suding Frankenstein Emulation — Murray Programming for the beginner — Herman What is a Character — Peshka Friends, Humans, and Countryrobots: Lend me your Ears — Rice Magnetic Recording for Computers — Manly COMPUTER KITS Assembling an Altair 8800 — Zarrella...
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Features p.26 The Santa Cruz Open: Othello Tournament for Computers [author Peter W Frey] One of the surprises was the impressive showing of the microcomputers and hand-held electronic units. p.38 Build a Z8-Based Control Computer with BASIC, Part I [author Steve Ciarcia] Zilog's new single-chip microcomputers ease the construction of a small, inexpensive computer system. p.48 Harvesting the Sun's Energy [author George E Mobus] A computer model helps determine the amount of solar energy...
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Foreground p.20 A DC-TO-DC CONVERTER [author Michael Picco] Here's a simple converter that uses a standard integrated circuit for producing a 25 mA bipolar source from a single-ended power supply. p.22 I/O EXPANSION FOR THE RADIO SHACK TRS-80, Part 1: Principles of Parallel Ports [author Steve Ciarcia] This month Steve explains the operation of parallel input/output as a prelude to next month's design for an economical RS-232C interface. p.44 KIMDOS, Using Your KIM-1 with a Percom Floppy-Disk...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Features p.26 Build the ECM-103, an Originate/Answer Modem [author Steve Ciarcia] The Texas Instruments TMS99532 forms the heart of a Bell-103-compatible modem. p.34 The Enhanced VIC-20, Part 2: Adding a 3K-Byte Memory Board [author Joel Swank] Supplement the VIC-20's standard SK bytes of RAM and eliminate those annoying "out-of-memory" messages. p.44 A User's View of COMDEX [author Jerry Pournelle] An impressionistic report of one of the...
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Features p.36 The Coinless Arcade [author Gregg Williams] With microcomputer games, you can have your fun and your quarters too. p.42 Build a Touch Tone Decoder for Remote Control [author Steve Clarcia] Once you get your computer to answer the telephone and decode tone signals, you can use it for remote control. p.134 Color Computer from A to D, Make Your Color Computer "See and "Feel" Better [author William Barden Jr] Hardware and software projects to tie your Color Computer to...
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FEATURES PRODUCT PREVIEW: LABVIEW: LABORATORY VIRTUAL INSTRUMENT ENGINEERING WORKBENCH CIARCIA'S CIRCUIT CELLAR: BUILD A HARDWARE DATA ENCRYPTOR PROGRAMMING PROJECT: CALCULATING CRCs BY BITS AND BYTES PROGRAMMING INSIGHT: BREAKING OUT KEYED FILE ACCESS IN BASIC REAL TIME UNDER REAL PASCAL THEME: 68000 MACHINES 68000 TRIPS AND TRAPS UNIX AND THE MC68000 A COMPARISON OF MC68000 FAMILY PROCESSORS ATARI ST SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AMIGA ANIMATION AMIGA VS. MACINTOSH REVIEWS REVIEWER'S NOTEBOOK THE...
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Foreground p.12 HOW TO COMPUTERIZE YOUR MODEL RAILROAD [theme Applications] [author Brown] p.36 THIS CIRCUIT MULTIPLIES [theme Arithmetic Hardware] [author Hall] p.52 THE TV OSCILLOSCOPE [theme Hardware] [author Barbier] p.64 SPEECH RECOGNITION FOR A PERSONAL COMPUTER SYSTEM [theme Peripherals] [author Boddie] p.92 A MACHINE CODE RELOCATOR FOR THE 8080 [theme Software] [author Zolman] p.118 HOW FAR-WHICH WAY? [theme Applications] [author Pittet] p.122 ADD CURSOR CONTROL TO YOUR TVT II [theme...
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Columns p.36 Keep Power-Line Pollution Out of Your Computer [author Steve Ciarcia] When lightning struck his home and did $3000 worth of damage, Ciarcia decided to strike back with this month's Circuit Cellar project p.48 BYTE West Coast: Microsoft Windows [author Phil Lemmons] Microsoft Windows lets you test the effectiveness of the desktop metaphor and the mouse. p.59 User's Column: Buddy, Can You Spare a Door Latch? [author Jerry Pournelle] What to do when your disk-drive door is on the...
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Foreground p.10 COMPUTER GENERATED MAPS, Part 1 [author William D Johnston] Maps help make the arrangement of numeric data meaningful p.14 REPRESENTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS IN YOUR COMPUTER [author Richard Blum] Using a digitizer to input graphical data p.32 COMMUNICATE ON A LIGHT BEAM [author Steve Ciarcia] Transmit digital Information over a beam of light p.52 SINGLE CHIP VIDEO CONTROLLER [author Bob Haas] Controlling a video display with a single Integrated circuit p.130 THE INTEL 8275...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Foreground p.10 FREQUENCY ANALYSIS OF DATA USING A MICROCOMPUTER [author F R Ruckdeschel] Application of the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) p.36 ADD NONVOLATILE MEMORY TO YOUR COMPUTER [author Steve Ciarcia] Using electrically alterable read-only memory as a "read-mostly" memory p.54 FASTER AUDIO PROCESSING WITH A MICROPROCESSOR [author William J Dally] Selected hardware circuits make possible higher-fidelity processing systems p.120 ANALYSIS...
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Foreground p.22 HANDHELD REMOTE CONTROL FOR YOUR COMPUTERIZED HOME [author Steve Ciarciq] Steve presents three schemes to conveniently send control data to the computer. p.116 INTERACTIVE CONTROL OF A VIDEOCASSETTE RECORDER WITH A PERSONAL COMPUTER [author Dr Richard C Hallgren] Hardware and software link a Sony Betamax with an Apple II or TRS-80. p.154 PILOT/P: IMPLEMENTING A HIGH-LEVEL LANGUAGE IN A HURRY [author David Mundie] Here's how to write a preprocessor in Pascal that translates the...
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FEATURES INTRODUCTION PROGRAMMING PROJECT: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON NEARBY STARS LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAYS FOR PORTABLES PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: THE GRIDCASE ClARCIA'S CIRCUIT CELLAR: LIVING IN A SENSIBLE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMMING INSIGHT: TRAVESTY REVISITED PROGRAMMING INSIGHT: REAL-NuMBER FORMATTING YOUR APPLE THEMES INTRODUCTION UPDATING THE OLDEST SCIENCE MICROCOMPUTERS IN NASA:s SIR-8 COMET LINES IN FORTRAN TRACKING EARTH SATELLITES AUTOMATING A TELESCOPE ASTRONOMICAL COMPUTING WITH MICROS ASTRONOMY...
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Foreground p.18 A FIRST LOOK AT GRAPH THEORY APPUCATIONS [author Michael Ashbrook and Helmut Zinn] If the use of graph theory raises a question, this article will supply an answer. The authors introduce the fundamental concepts of graph theory and two methods of directed-graph storage. p.32 A COMPUTER-CONTROLLED WOOD STOVE [author Steve Ciarcia] Steve Garcia shows how he uses his computer to monitor and control a Hydrostove - a wood stove that heats water piped through it. p.72 A...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Themes p.40 Videotex Brings the World to Your Doorstep [author Rich Malloy] Essentially an enhancement of existing technologies, videotex will bring into your home or place of business a host of services and conveniences, such as shopping and banking. Videotex's potential is enormous, but a few problems must be worked out before it reaches the mass market. Our theme articles address some of these problems and look at the possibilities videotex...
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Foreground p.26 SOLVING SOMA CUBE AND POLYOMINO PUZZLES [author D Macdonald and Y Gürsel] The serious application of computers to game problems p.66 PROGRAMMING STRATEGIES IN THE GAME OF REVERSI [author Peter B Maggs] A tutorial on using the minimax theory in designing a game p.104 A SPACECRAFT SIMULATOR [author Gary Sivak] A space-navigation game 113 THE NATIONAL MICROPASTIME [author Joseph J Roehrig] Simulating baseball games using actual statistics 152 WRITING ANIMATED COMPUTER GAMES...
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Foreground p.10 THE TOY STORE BEGINS AT HOME. [author Steve Ciarcia] Build a challenging musical game in BASIC p.26 SIMULATING PHYSICAL SYSTEMS. The Two-Dimensional Ideal Gas [author Mark Zimmennann] Experiment with physical models on your computer p.46 SOURCES OF NUMERICAL ERROR [author Daniel R Buskirk] Learn how to control errors from rounding and truncating p.84 MARSPORT: The Three-Dimensional Celestial Mechanics Simulation for the HP 67/97. [author D D Hinrichs] Pilot a spaceship to a soft...
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FEATURES INTRODUCTION CiARCIA'S CIRCUIT CELLAR: BUILD THE GTI80 COLOR GRAPHICS BOARD, PART 2: HARDWARE PROGRAMMING PROJECT: USING DOS FUNCTIONS FROM TURBO PASCAL PROGRAMMING INSIGHT: A PROGRAM FOR APPROXIMATING INTEGRALS DEBUGGING MACINTOSH APPLICATIONS LOCAL EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS THEME: GRAPHICS ALGORITHMS INTRODUCTION HENON MAPPING WITH PASCAL ABSTRACT MATHEMATICAL ART THE TMS34010 GRAPHICS SYSTEM PROCESSOR PLOTTING THE MANDELBROT SET GRAPHING QUADRIC SURFACES FREE-FORM CURVES ON YOUR...
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A rescan for this item is available here . Foreground p.26 RELOCATABILITY AND THE LONG BRANCH [theme Programming Techniques] [author 8orrmann] p.64 AN APL INTERPRETER FOR MICROCOMPUTERS, Part 3 [theme Interpreter Design] [author Wimble] p.86 HOW TO IMPLEMENT SPACE WAR [theme Software] [author Kruglinski] p.166 ANALYZE YOUR CAR'S GAS ECONOMY WITH YOUR COMPUTER [theme Applications] [author Bauerschnub] Background p.18 HOW TO WRITE AN APPLICATION PROGRAM [theme Software] [author Jenkins] p.60...
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Foreground p.26 BUILD THE BEER BUDGET GRAPHICS INTERFACE [theme Graphics System] [author Nelson] p.32 ADD THIS GRAPHICS DISPLAY TO YOUR SYSTEM [theme Hardware] [author Buschbach] p.42 AN ENTERPRISING DISPLAY DEVICE [theme Hardware] [author Deres] p.78 MAKE YOUR NEXT PERIPHERAL A REAL EYE OPENER [theme Graphics Systems] [author Ciarcia] p.106 BUILD THIS VIDEO DISPLAY TERMINAL [theme Systems] [author Anderson] Background p.6 IT'S MORE FUN THAN CRAYONS [theme Graphics] [author Rosner] p.20 WHAT IS...
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